Chemical Peels

CHEMICAL PEELS, SUPERFICIAL DEPTH
Information Sheet

Chemical peels lift away dead skin cells, giving the skin a refreshened look and feel. They may be tailored to meet your personal skin needs. Mild chemical peels work best if done monthly, as a part of a general skin care regimen. All of our peels include samples of Skin Care Products to be used following your peel.

BETA LIFT PEEL

Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid
Best For: Oily and Acne Prone Skin.
These are our lightest peels and are good for oily or acne prone skin. Salicylic acid is particularly good at unclogging pores. Two peel strengths are available to suit your skin.
Typical Downtime: None to 2-3 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 15 min

PCA PIGMENT PEEL

Active Ingredients: Hydroquinone
Best For: Hyperpigmented Skin tones.
These peels are good to even skin coloration. This peel begins with deep ultrasonic cleansing and continues with 5 steps to target pigmentation.
Typical downtime: None to 2-3 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 45 min

MICROPEEL

Active Ingredients: Glycolic and Lactic Acid
Best For: Exfoliation and skin rejuvenation
These peels begin with a deep ultrasonic cleansing. Next, the skin is prepped with an astringent to remove unwanted facial oils. A nurse will manually exfoliate your skin using a technique called "Dermaplaning." Finally, the peel is applied. Soothing skin care products as well as sunscreen are applied before leaving.
Typical downtime: None to 1-2 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 45 min

MICROPEEL PLUS

Active Ingredients: Glycolic and Salicylic Acid
Best For: Exfoliation, Oily, and acne prone skin
Same as above but bit stronger. Used for fine lines and blotchy pigmentation.
Typical downtime: None to 1-2 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 45 min

Additional Services
....these may be combined with any peel for an additional fee.

  • Comedone Extraction
    • Removal of black heads and white heads
  • Blue Light Therapy
    • Exposure to blue light has been FDA approved for treating acne
  • Facial Massage
    • Cooling massage to soothe skin following a peel
  • Dermaplaning
    • A technique used by a nurse to manually exfoliate your skin

PRETREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

If using Retin A, Renova, Differin, or Tazorac, discontinue 48 hours prior to the peel. Discontinue any drying cleansers or scrubs for 48 hours prior to the peel. If you have a history of cold sores, notify us prior to your peel.